Tatekawa Shinosuke (立川 志の輔 Tatekawa Shinosuke?, born 15 February 1954, from Shinminato, Toyama (now part of Imizu)) is a rakugo performer. His real name is Teruo Takeuchi (竹内 照雄 Takeuchi Teruo?). With his comic group, Rokunin-no-Kai (Group of Six), formed in 2003, he has helped to popularise rakugo among young Japanese people. He is also well known as a TV presenter, and has presented the primetime NHK General show Tameshite Gatten (ためしてガッテン?) since it started in 1995.
Tatekawa received the grand prize Sponichi Art & Culture Award in 2008 for "Shinosuke Rakugo in Parco".
- Medal with Purple Ribbon (2015)
- Official website (Japanese)
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